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U.S. To Deploy 1,500 Troops To Middle East

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Published on May 24, 2019 - Duration: 00:32s

U.S. To Deploy 1,500 Troops To Middle East

Reuters reports the United States announced Friday that it would deploy 1,500 troops to the Middle East, in a move it said would help defend against Iran.

The troops will include personnel manning missile defense systems, aerial surveillance, and engineers to fortify defenses.

US President Donald Trump said, β€œWe want to have protection in the Middle East.

We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective.

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